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SHIFTING TO TAP Lovisa Nersing Desn 311 - F001


PROBLEM

The bottles and the consequences

• Environmental impact • Increasing fear and consumerism

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


OVERVIEW

RESEARCH

Interviews. People on the street:

“How do I know what is safe?” “I need an advertisement” “We drink tap water but keep bottles for guests” “My cat drinks bottled water”

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


RESEARCH

Collage sessions with co-users

“People were less worried about the water in the past” “My children and their well-being is important” “Clean tap water is freedom” Mary Jo Works in marketing. Concerned that the tap water might be contaminated

Jean Senior. Enjoys safe travel when you can rely on the food and drinks.

Erik Sells hydraulics. Prefers water from a fountain over artificial sport drinks.

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


ANALYSIS

Why do people drink bottled water?

Safety

Convenience

Taste

Chilled

Image

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


DESIGN OPPORTUNITIES Possible directions

Sharing water Hygiene Community History

Keeping water Carrying Transporting Vessels

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


IDEAS

Concept development

Water week

Information

Public Art

Event supply

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


WATER CART

Portable tap water at public events

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Scientific

Retro

Chic

Elegant

Precious

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


INSPIRATION Basic research

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


OUTDOOR EVENTS Reduce water bottle consumption

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


STORYBOARD Water cart in use

NO

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


FUNCTION ANALYSIS From three perspectives

Server

Customer

Environment

• Be ergonomic • Give confident • Allow maintenance

• Give trust • Express quality • Be clean • Be accessible • Show content • Be informative • Be visible

• Stand usage • Right materials • Minimized material use • Maximized construction • Low tech

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


SKETCH MODELS

Testing functions and developing form

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


SKETCHING

Shape, materials, construction

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


FULL SCALE MODEL Set construction and measurements

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


GATHERED MODELS Used and tested

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


FINAL DESIGN Full view

Sign

Wood handle Tool belt

High tap Pump Low tap

Funnel for filling Glass container

Steel construction

360 wheel

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


MATERIALS & DETAILS Final design

• Steel construction powder coated • Glass container • Stainless steel taps • Bike cart wheels (used or new) • Wood handle (easy to replace) • Rubber bumpers

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


FUNCTIONS To use and maintain

Removing lid /technical parts

Get some water 1. Pump 1. Twist

2. Press 2. Lift

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


OUT IN THE STREETS Trying to find a public event

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


SHARE WATER

User Interaction. Persuasive design

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001


THANK YOU

• Instructors • Fellow students • Workshop staff

Lovisa Nersing 01/12/08 Emily Carr University DESN 311 - F001

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